A youth support agency that started in the 1960s is still going strong with this week’s Jefferson Award winner at the helm.
There are plenty of programs to help get students into college, but far less support to keep them there. This week’s Jefferson Award winner is working hard to help students earn their degrees.
Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been ordered by a judge to undergo substance abuse and anger management classes after authorities said he shoved a woman at a nightclub.
For the past year, Nancy Ballard has been transforming cancer treatment rooms one by one to bring beauty where it’s truly appreciated.
A college project has become a model for family shelters. This Jefferson Award winner has brought students and struggling families together, benefiting them both.
Many boys dream of playing baseball, but some can’t because the equipment is too expensive. But many East Bay kids are grateful to the man known as the Robin Hood of baseball for the gear to get them in the game.
Teray Frederick has transformed her Hayward home into a headquarters for giving. As her two daughters neared adulthood, she made a new commitment to serve her community.
Given the choice, most people who get a traffic ticket would choose community service over paying what have become hefty fines.
For decades, artists and teachers have been discovering some unusual items at a place they call a San Francisco hidden treasure. The woman behind the popular resource is this week’s Jefferson Award winner.
This week’s Jefferson Award winner is a living example that big changes are possible for people who have made bad choices in the past.